NYC Honorary Street Names


Norman Buchbinder Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the southeast corner of West 8th Street and MacDougal Street
Honoree: Norman Buchbinder (1922-2007) was co-founder of the Union Square Partnership, the city’s first business improvement district, covering Union Square and 14th Street between 6th and 1st Avenues. He also founded the Village Alliance business improvement district which went on to fund a major 8th Street capital improvement project in 2001 to widen the sidewalks and add historic lampposts. He owned several buildings in Chelsea and managed approximately 65 buildings. He was responsible for bringing back the 8th Street area, including MacDougal Street, from the decay it suffered in the 1970s and '80s. (Chin)

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